Cherry, Hedelfingen (MAZZARD)
Glossy, black sweet cherry of good quality. Good processor. Hardy and consistent cropper. Fruit resists cracking. Grower friendly tree structure with wide-angle crotches. A favorite selection for Eastern and Midwest growers.
Mazzard: Fibrous root system makes Mazzard a good choice for wet and heavy soils. Mazzard is the most popular cherry rootstock grown in North America. It is generally more vigorous than Mahaleb, especially in poorer soils.